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Classes & Events

Jun 07
2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Intro to Zotero: free software to organize and cite your resources

Instructor(s):
Evans Whitaker
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Seats left: 10
Zotero is a free, open-source program for managing references. This half-hour workshop will go over the basics- including adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing your library, and quickly creating bibliographies and citations. To follow along, download Zotero and the Zotero Connector prior to the workshop. Please note: This class will ...
Jun 12
2023
10:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Alway M106

Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA) Seminar

Instructor(s):
Dr. Araceli Cuellar
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Seats left: 1
***Follow the instruction in the library catalog: https://lane.stanford.edu/view/bib/234731 to request a login before June 2nd  and bring your laptop if you plan on following along for hands-on training (optional)   10:30-12:00pm Using IPA without any data: Mine IPA’s rich database for novel discoveries Users will learn how to:  Leverage public data Easily search and open pathway ...
Jun 14
2023
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Literature Searching using PubMed Like a Pro

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 23
Discover the secrets of effective PubMed searching in this hands-on workshop. Attendees will learn how to use MeSH, Limits, Clinical Queries, Related Articles, My NCBI, and FindIt@Stanford to locate references, download full-text, and create current awareness profiles quickly and easily. Please note: This class will be held via Zoom. The instructor ...
Jun 14
2023
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain

Historical Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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Seats left: 19
Take a historical walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour explores the school's history within the broader history of California medicine from the pre-colonial Ohlone period to the present, and highlights some of the architectural elements and art installations that reflect those histories. The tour begins at the ...
Jun 19
2023
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Using Embase for Comprehensive Literature Searching

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 46
Learn about Embase, a European biomedical literature database, and discover the secrets of effective literature searching in this workshop. Attendees will learn how to use controlled vocabulary (Emtree), field tags, and proximity operators to develop more sophisticated searches. Please note: This class will be held via Zoom. The instructor will send ...
Jun 21
2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Evans Whitaker
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Seats left: 32
The Quick Start Research Toolkit is designed to rapidly orient Stanford students, staff, and faculty to key library resources, tools, and services. After attending this class you will be able to: Efficiently locate and use library materials and services Identify strategies for increasing the impact of your research Organize your citations/PDFs and generate ...
Jun 27
2023
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Zoom

Bay Area Open Science Group

Instructor(s):
Sam Wilairat
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Seats left: 0
Join the Bay Area Open Science Group this month for an informal conversation about “open” information focusing on ChatGPT and SciHub. What do these tools have in common? What do they say about the future of scientific information access and open science? Here is what ChatGPt has to say on the ...
Jun 29
2023
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Enhancing your Biosketch with Metrics

Instructor(s):
Samantha Wilairat
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Seats left: 44
Join us for a practical 45-minute session on how to enhance your NIH Biosketch with metrics using the Dimensions platform. We will cover: the basics of different metrics, i.e. Relative Citation Ratio, Field Citation Ratio, and altmetrics how to use Dimensions to discover your metrics adding metrics to your Contributions to Science section to ...
Jul 10
2023
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Introduction to Research Data Management

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 41
Your research data is important. In this session, we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ...
Jul 12
2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Intro to Zotero: Free Software to Organize and Cite your Resources

Instructor(s):
Evans Whitaker
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Seats left: 48
Zotero is a free, open-source program for managing references. This half-hour workshop will go over the basics- including adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing your library, and quickly creating bibliographies and citations. To follow along, download Zotero and the Zotero Connector prior to the workshop. Please note: This class will ...
Jul 12
2023
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain

Historical Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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Seats left: 20
Take a historical walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour explores the school's history within the broader history of California medicine from the pre-colonial Ohlone period to the present, and highlights some of the architectural elements and art installations that reflect those histories. The tour begins at the ...
Jul 18
2023
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Literature Reviews Beyond PubMed: Crafting Effective Searches in Other Databases

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave
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Seats left: 42
At Stanford, we have access to a remarkable array of research literature databases, many of which contain relevant content not included in PubMed. Unfortunately, it’s not always clear how to identify these alternate databases, much less craft effective strategies for searching them. This session is designed to help Stanford faculty, ...
Jul 24
2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Where to Publish - Evaluating the Fit, Impact, and Quality of Academic Journals

Instructor(s):
Sam Wilairat
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Seats left: 47
Journal articles are the primary medium for scientific scholarly communication. Deciding which journal to submit your manuscript to can be a difficult process. There are several criteria to consider before you make the choice such as the aim, scope, and audience of the journal; journal quality and impact; visibility; open ...
Aug 07
2023
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Understanding NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 47
Starting in 2023, the National Institutes of Health will implement a new data management and sharing policy that will apply to the majority of NIH-funded research. The policy has two main elements: The inclusion of a data management plan- a short document that details how data will be managed and shared over ...
Aug 09
2023
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain

Historical Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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Seats left: 20
Take a historical walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour explores the school's history within the broader history of California medicine from the pre-colonial Ohlone period to the present, and highlights some of the architectural elements and art installations that reflect those histories. The tour begins at the ...
Aug 11
2023
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Systematic Versus Scoping Reviews: Which is Right for You? How Can the Library Help?

Instructor(s):
Chris Stave
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Seats left: 48
In this 50 minute presentation, you’ll learn about the differences between Systematic and Scoping Reviews. Both have become increasingly popular, but the rationale about when to choose one versus the other can be confusing. The presentation will also demonstrate how Lane’s Research & Instruction librarians can facilitate the development either ...
Aug 15
2023
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Keeping Current: Stay Up to Date with the Latest Biomedical Research

Instructor(s):
Chris Stave
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Seats left: 49
Researchers today confront an enormous and seemingly overwhelming flood of scientific literature, blogs, podcasts, and more. Fortunately, there are some excellent tools that can help you filter and organize the information that best matches your areas of interest. This workshop will provide a close look at: Powerful biology/medicine article recommendation databases ...
Aug 24
2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Copyright 101

Instructor(s):
Sam Wilairat
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Seats left: 48
Is copyright confusing to you? Do you find yourself wondering if you can reuse the work of others in an educational context? This class will equip you with a basic understanding of copyright and the principle of fair use. After attending this class, you will be able to: Describe the purpose and ...
Sep 26
2023
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Zoom

Bay Area Open Science Group

Instructor(s):
Sam Wilairat
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Seats left: 0
The Bay Area Open Science Group is a growing community for Bay Area academics and researchers interested in incorporating open science into their research, teaching, and learning. Targeting students, faculty, and staff at UCSF, Berkeley, and Stanford, the goal of the community is to increase awareness of and engagement with ...
Oct 24
2023
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Zoom

Bay Area Open Science Group

Instructor(s):
Sam Wilairat
Register
Seats left: 0
The Bay Area Open Science Group is a growing community for Bay Area academics and researchers interested in incorporating open science into their research, teaching, and learning. Targeting students, faculty, and staff at UCSF, Berkeley, and Stanford, the goal of the community is to increase awareness of and engagement with ...